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Iowans Among 18 Cyclones Heading to Nationals

The Iowa State track and field program had 18 entries invited to next week’s NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships West Preliminaries, the NCAA announced Thursday. Courtesy Cyclones Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Derek Jones-Glenwood-ISU ©Jim Kirby The competition, which will take place at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas, will see 48 student-athletes in each […]

Iowans Among Hawks Onto Nationals

Twenty-Five University of Iowa student-athletes qualified for the NCAA Track and Field West Preliminary, the NCAA Division I Track and Field and Cross Country Committee announced Thursday. The 25 Hawkeyes will compete in 19 events and four relays over the three-day competition. Courtesy Hawkeye Sports, click here! Feature photo: Avery Meyers-W. Liberty-Iowa ©Jim Kirby The selected athletes […]

Vikings Sending More to NAIA Nats.

With the NAIA National Championships right around the corner, some members of the Viking’s track and field teams traveled to Seward, Nebraska over the weekend to compete in the Concordia Twilight. Grand View had four more events qualify for the big stage. Courtesy VikingsAthletics, click here! Feature photo: Allie Flaws-Webster City-GVU ©Jim Kirby 2017 Freshman […]

Simpson 4×4 Eyes Trip to Nats

Chase Wetterling ran one of the nation’s 10-fastest times in the 400 meters, Jordan Coughenour and the 4×400 relay improved their chances for a trip to nationals and the Simpson men’s track and field team concluded the regular season at the Augustana Midwest Twilight Final Qualifier on Thursday. Courtesy Storm Athletics, click here! Feature photo: […]

Next Level Iowa Podcast For May 16th, 2017: Conference Wrap!

On this week’s edition of the Next Level Iowa Podcast we wrap up all of the conference meets across the country involving all of our Iowans competing.  We have plenty to be proud of! We also award Mary Young-Urbandale-Drake and C.J. May-Applington-Parkersburg-UNI for their conference championship titles, but even more importantly, becoming Next Level Iowa Athletes […]

Hawks Collect two Top-Sevens at Conference

The University of Iowa track and field team captured two titles on the final day of the 2017 Big Ten Championships on their way to two top seven finishes on Sunday afternoon. Courtesy Hawkeye Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Aaron Mallett-Iowa ©Darren Miller hawkeyesports.com Senior Aaron Mallett and junior Brittany Brown highlighted the day with Big […]

Cyclones’ Staebler Brings Home Bronze

Iowa State’s Jhoanmy Luque will be bringing home to Ames a conference title in the triple jump after her last-gasp victory Sunday at the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Venezuelan recorded a final jump of 45-3 1/2 to win her third conference title of 2017, and complete the indoor-outdoor triple jump sweep. […]

Topham Get’s an Outdoor Title and Helps Shocker to Team Championship

The Wichita State’s men’s and women’s track and field teams won the 2017 Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship over three days at Cessna Stadium. Courtesy Shocker Athletics, click here!  Feature photo: Rebekah Topham-Griswold-WSU ©Jim Kirby The Shocker women set the meet record for points with 226, while the men had 181.5 points for the […]

Drake’s Mary Young Gets Her Title

Drake University junior Mary Young(Urbandale) became the latest Drake hurdler to win a Missouri Valley Conference title with a first-place finish in the women’s 100-meter hurdles Saturday during the final day of the MVC Track & Field Championship. Courtesy Bulldogs Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Mary Young-Urbandale-Drake ©Jim Kirby Young bested the field with wind-aided […]

Carnes Wraps Up Perfect Career as Panthers Collect Hardware

The University of Northern Iowa track and field program wrapped up competition today at the MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships, with the men finishing in second overall and the women in fifth. Courtesy Panther Athletics,click here! Feature photo: Hannah Truniger-UNI ©Jim Kirby The men’s team’s second place finish is its highest since 2009 when […]